18755 Stone Oak Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78258
US ARMY RETIRED VETERAN – KOREAN WAR
The family of Pastor Arthur Gonzales, a US Army (Ret.) Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.
Arthur Joe Gonzales, age 74, passed away on Monday, June 28, 2021 in San Antonio.
Arthur was born on December 5, 1935 in San Antonio, Texas, to parents, Felix and Jesusa Gonzales.
He graduated from Fox Tech High School, and was a National Guardsman during the Korean Conflict. Arthur proudly served 22 years as a Civil Servant, Pastor Arthur Gonzales, Retired as a MAJ US Army. He was a longtime member of Cornerstone Church.
He was preceded in death by, his daughter, Cindy Gonzales; sister, Eva Lopez; parents, Felix and Jesusa Gonzales.
Arthur is survived by his son, Rev. Arthur Joe Gonzales, Jr. and wife C.J. Gonzales; grandchildren, Anthony, Daniel, Joseph and Teresa; brother, Felix Gonzales; sisters, Ophelia Olson and Olivia Morin.
WEATHER: Hi 89 / Lo 75, 0% Chance of Rain, 71% Humidity, Wind: 8mph SE
REQUESTOR: Doug Goad, Family SPOX
STAGING: 10:00 am, Thursday, July 1, 2021
18755 Stone Oak
San Antonio, Texas 78258
BRIEFING: 10:15 am
SERVICE: 11:00 am
18755 Stone Oak
San Antonio, Texas 78258
*** The Family will be having a Social before leaving the Church at 1:30 pm***
KSU: 1:30 pm (Semper Gumby)
INTERMENT: 2:15 pm – Shelter #2 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
RC: Tom “Tom Cat” Wilson
FC: Rich “Pach” Pachecano
1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.
2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.
3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!
4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.
5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below. Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards. Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.
At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way. Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.
If you choose to fly a Flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Dignity, Honor, Respect
“We can’t all be heroes. Some of us get to stand on the curb and clap as they go by.”